“Heussner has grown sugarbeets for 40 years on his 1,100-acre farm near Marlette. He has been president of his local grower board for the last 18 years, and is presently serving as president for the 3,000 sugarbeet growers in Michigan and Ohio. He has been a strong voice for the industry in Michigan for many years. His experience, knowledge and dedication will help to maintain a viable domestic industry.”
Pepsico, Inc., to Use HFCS — “Pepsico, Inc., the nation’s second largest soft drink company, said on March 4 it will use 55 percent high fructose corn syrup to replace up to 50 percent of the sugar used in its Pepsi Cola syrup.